Maria Kuptsova is a multidisciplinar artist and educator. In her research and design practice Maria aims to introduce horizontal interaction models between human, biological and digital systems. Her current research points towards the possibility of developing a design technic, based on bio-machinic intelligence, design computation and multi-scalar robotic fabrication, which is contextualized in a new form of material and formal articulation with an aim to impart biological intelligence into design objects and synthetic environments.